A self-assessment tool for SMEs who want to benefit from gender equality in the workforce.


This online self-assessment tool is for small and medium businesses & third sector organisations who want to find out how their business can benefit from improved gender equality.

The Think Business, Think Equality tool:

  • assesses your current employment practice
  • gives tailored feedback, and
  • provides a tailored action plan for your business.

Small changes to the way you run your business can make a big difference to you and your people.

To find out more about the business benefits of gender equality, watch our short films.

Think Business, Think Equality is developed by Close the Gap, Scotland's women and labour market expert.

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Take the test

ClipboardThere are eight topics in the tool which will enable you to assess how your employment practice measures up when it comes to gender equality:

  • flexible working,
  • workplace culture,
  • pay and reward,
  • progression and promotion,
  • women's jobs, men's jobs,
  • pregnancy and maternity,
  • domestic abuse, and
  • sexual harassment.

Each test should take around five minutes to complete.

At the end of the test, you'll get tailored feedback and actions for your business. Click the button to have your report emailed to you.

You can also download guidance on each topic here.

If you want to save your results, and come back, create a user account.

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Do you want to take away this information?

Download our publications from the topics below, these have all of the information from the tool in one place including practical tools, templates and checklists.